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Manitoba crop groups officially on merger track

Five Manitoba-based crop producer associations, nearly all of which already work out of the same building, have a memorandum of understanding to work toward forming a single merged grower group. The Manitoba Corn Growers Association (MCGA), Manitoba Pulse and Soybean Growers Association (MPSG), National Sunflower Association of Canada (NSAC) and the Manitoba Wheat and Barley […] Read more

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Large yields keep Manitoba farmers looking to corn

CNS Canada — Manitoba corn growers saw record yields this year despite an adverse harvest — and that trend of big crops is expected to continue, as varieties improve and more farmers commit to the crop. “It appears that the trend is headed toward larger (corn) crops,” said Myron Krahn, president of the Manitoba Corn […] Read more

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Corn acres seen rising in Manitoba

CNS Canada — Corn prices in Manitoba may not be setting any records these days but they’re still likely high enough to spur an increase in the amount of corn planted this year, according to an industry watcher. “I would not all be surprised to see a 20 per cent increase. The value of corn […] Read more